The 1987 World Cup in numbers

From country-wise performance to highest and lowest team totals, here's a lowdown on the numbers from the 1987 Cricket World Cup.

Graham Gooch was the leading run-scorer at the 1987 World Cup.   -  The Hindu Photo Library

Winner: Australia

Runner-up: England

Losing semifinalists: India and Pakistan

Country-wise performance

Country

Matches

Won

Lost

Runs scored

Wickets lost

Batting average

Runs conceded

Wickets taken

Bowling average

Australia

8

7

1

1,974

55

35.89

1,818

69

26.34

England

8

5

3

1,995

52

38.36

1,812

57

31.78

India

7

5

2

1,583

39

40.58

1,540

56

27.50

Pakistan

7

5

2

1,746

51

34.23

1,642

62

26.48

West Indies

6

3

3

1,548

46

33.65

1,342

43

31.20

New Zealand

6

2

4

1,357

49

27.69

1,392

35

39.77

Sri Lanka

6

0

6

1,192

45

26.48

1,675

31

54.03

Zimbabwe

6

0

6

1,127

48

23.47

1,301

32

40.65

Highest team totals

Total

Country

Opponent

Venue

360/4 (50 overs)

West Indies

Sri Lanka

Karachi

297/7 (50 overs)

Pakistan

Sri Lanka

Faisalabad

296/4 (50 overs)

England

Sri Lanka

Peshawar

289/6 (50 overs)

India

Australia

Delhi

270/6 (50 overs)

Australia

India

Madras

Lowest team totals

Total

Country

Opponent

Venue

135 (44.2 overs)

Zimbabwe

India

Bombay (Wankhede)

139 (42.4 overs)

Zimbabwe

Australia

Madras

158/8 (45 overs)

Sri Lanka

England

Peshawar

169 (50 overs)

Sri Lanka

West Indies

Karachi

184/8 (50 overs)

Sri Lanka

Pakistan

Faisalabad

Highest individual scores

Score

Batsman

Country

Opponent

Venue

181

Viv Richards

West Indies

Sri Lanka

Karachi

142

David Houghton

Zimbabwe

New Zealand

Hyderabad

126*

Geoff Marsh

Australia

New Zealand

Chandigarh

115

Graham Gooch

England

Innings

Bombay (Wankhede)

113

Ramiz Raja

Pakistan

England

Karachi

Leading run-scorers

Batsman

Country

Matches

Innings

Runs

Not-outs

Highest score

Average

Hundreds

Fifties

Graham Gooch

England

8

8

471

0

115

58.87

1

3

David Boon

Australia

8

8

447

0

93

55.87

0

5

Geoff Marsh

Australia

8

8

428

1

126*

61.14

2

1

Viv Richards

West Indies

6

6

391

0

181

65.16

1

3

Mike Gatting

England

8

8

354

1

60

50.57

0

3

Best bowling performances

Bowling figures

Bowler

Country

Opponent

Venue

5/44

Craig McDermott

Australia

Pakistan

Lahore

4/19

Manoj Prabhakar

India

Zimbabwe

Bombay (Wankhede)

4/31

Abdul Qadir

Pakistan

England

Rawalpindi

4/37

Imran Khan

Pakistan

West Indies

Lahore

4/37

Imran Khan

Pakistan

England

Karachi

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Leading wicket-takers

Bowler

Country

Matches

Balls bowled

Runs conceded

Wickets taken

Best figures

Average

Run per over

Craig McDermott

Australia

8

438

341

18

5/44

18.94

4.67

Imran Khan

Pakistan

7

299

222

17

4/37

13.05

4.45

Patrick Patterson

West Indies

6

336

253

14

3/31

18.07

4.52

Maninder Singh

India

7

420

280

14

3/21

20.00

4.00

Eddie Hemmings

England

6

357

274

13

4/52

21.07

4.60